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Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets: Twenty-Five Centuries of Weaving (Hardback)
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Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets: Twenty-Five Centuries of Weaving (Hardback)

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Hardback 672 Pages / Published: 31/01/2016
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Educational reference book in alphabetical order of 618 entries of cities, towns, villages and tribes credited in weaving over 25 centuries. Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets includes over 600 entries on carpet and rug weaving cities, towns, villages, artists, tribes, and nomads. Each entry will provide the reader with information on the history, location, weaving period, technique, quality, design, colouration, size and marketability of carpets produced around the world. Locations include Persia (Iran), Anatolia (Turkey), Caucasus, Asia, America, Europe (notably France and England), and many more. Each entry will also include photographs to serve as visual aids in identifying each carpet and its unique designs. Moheban also includes a milestone-recorded prices to give the consumer an idea of what has been sold by institutions, auction houses, and galleries over the past thirty years.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781616893873
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 4680 g
Dimensions: 387 x 236 x 84 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
..".the Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets was filled with so much information, I could not put it down. Between looking up information on carpets I enjoy visually, to comparing the differences between styles, and learning about rug regions, it starts you on a journey of exploration from the comfort of your home." - Rug News & Design
"It's very appearance is impressive...After browsing through the work for the first time, you can only be impressed. The quality of the pictures, of which there are more than 1000, is very high, and with over 600 entries there's sure to be very little missing." - Carpet XL
"Great antique rugs are more than just protection for your floor-they're timeless pieces of functional art. Five years in the making, The Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets is an extensive two-volume guide to the distinguishing features of the best of the best." - Architectural Digest
"For carpet connoisseurs and textile enthusiasts at all levels, this authoritative manual is likely to have considerable influence on the antique rug market for years to come." - Choice
."The Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets is a must for any antique lover's library." - Australian House & Garden

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